Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Somatrichia Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 274.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena parasita Hübner, 1790. Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 2(2): 42, pl.2, fig.I. [(of TRICHOSOMA Rambur, 1832)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. In: Castelnau, Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 3: 487. [(but cited for * TRICHOSOMUM Ramber, 1832, an incorrect subsequent subsequent of TRICHOSOMA)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Somatrichia was established as the objective replacement name for Trichosoma Rambur, 1832.

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Junior name(s):
Trichiosoma ; Neave, 1940: 538.
Trichosoma Rambur, 1832: 272.
Trichosomum ; Blanchard, 1840: 487.


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